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Donald Young

Tennis

  • 2012
Name: Donald Young
Sport: Tennis
Height: 6’0”
Weight: 160
Current Residence: Atlanta, Georgia

Olympic Experience:

  • 2012 Olympic Games, lost in first round to Andreas Seppi of Italy, 6-4, 6-4

Career Highlights:

  • The American was 1 of most improved players on ATP World Tour, jumping from No. 128 to year-end best No. 39, highlighted by 1st career ATP World Tour final and Grand Slam best 4R finish
  • In last Grand Slam event at 2011 US Open, reached a career-best 4R, posting wins over No. 14 Wawrinka in 5 sets (2R) and No. 24 Chela (3R) before losing to No. 4 Murray
  • In 2010 ATP Challenger play, won the Carson title (d. Kendrick) in April and the Aptos final (l. to Matosevic) in July

Fun Facts: Parents run the South Fulton Tennis Center in College Park, Georgia, outside of Atlanta after Donald Sr. took over operations in fall of 2003 ... Favorite athletes are Michael Jordan, Pete Sampras and Tiger Woods ... Won Australian Open junior title at age 15 to become youngest-ever and first African-American boy to be ranked No. 1 in the world ... Enjoys playing table tennis and board games like Monopoly

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